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Scotney Castle Garden Questions & Answers

Can children paddle here?

8 months ago Answer

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cambridge
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No, it's too steep at the edges. The grounds are lovely for children to run about in though

8 months ago
London, United Kingdom
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No I don’t not think you can. There is a moat there but there is any public access or facilities for paddling. The grounds are extensive for kids to enjoy though.

8 months ago
Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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No, but there is a large special area for children with equipment ect

8 months ago
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Agree with Tina F

7 months ago
London, United Kingdom
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There are two lakes near the ruins of the castle. I would not advise paddling in them, plus the wildlife would be disturbed. The river however may have a point at which you could enter, although to be fair it didn't look all that clean for child paddling, but just dipping your feet in it could be the answer to the heat issue. Take along a small towel just in case you do find a good spot along the river.

The grounds are well kept and I did see gardeners tending the lawns and flower beds. The sprinklers may well be on in which case...happy children.

8 months ago
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I agree with the previous comments, in fact I'd go as far as to say it would probably be dangerous. Even in all the old photos of the place there is never one of the family swimming in it, so I would say it was never there for that purpose. You'll still have a wonderful time though.

8 months ago
London, United Kingdom
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As all the previous response, the answer is definitely not. Just like the others I can say with certainty that there is a large area for children to play in

8 months ago
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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not.

8 months ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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No they can not.

8 months ago
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Unfortunately no. there's a mote . But there's a massive space for children to explore and ran around x great for family and picnics too.

8 months ago
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